UNC Cause is pleased to announce our 2011 Keynote Speaker

Chelsea Cooley Altman is Miss USA 2005. Hailing from North Carolina, she is the first woman from her state to take this national title. For a year, Chelsea traveled the country as a National Spokesperson for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research and Awareness raising over 22.8 million dollars for her platform. As Miss USA, Chelsea resided in New York City working for Donald Trump. She now lives in North Carolina and is the President of the image consulting firm, StandOut Productions, Inc.

Chelsea has been dubbed as one of the most in-demand young speakers of her generation as she travels throughout the United States sharing her experiences and insight on the topics of breast and ovarian cancer, youth leadership, domestic violence, self-esteem & Wilmington's Red Dress Project.

In the past 5 years, StandOut’s clients have included, Danielle Doty, the current Miss Teen USA, Ashley Durham, Miss TN USA & 1st Runner-Up at Miss USA, Ana Rodriguez, Miss TX USA & 3rd Runner-Up at Miss USA, Rima Fakih, Miss USA 2010 and Kristen Dalton, Miss USA 2009, along with hundreds of state USA & Teen USA titleholders that have compiled over half of the finalists at the national pageants each year. With an international Beach Beauties Calendar debut in 2010, StandOut has successfully placed clients with Next Model Management, Wilhelmina & CLICK Models in NYC, Miami and L.A. as well as on CMT’s Sweet Home Alabama and the Emmy-winning reality shows, Survivor and The Amazing Race.

StandOut is on a mission to prepare young women for life and is committed to providing the bestopportunities for them to excel in any business industry.